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7 Incredible Urban Parks (Slideshow)

  There's something special about city parks. In one direction, you see concrete jungle, and in the other, the real one. Most major cities have impressive urban parks, but the following list r…

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7 Incredible Hikes (Slideshow)

  What separates the good hikes from the incredible hikes? Is it the most breathtaking views? The most difficult terrain? The most unique wildlife on display? The most insight into a region's …

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5 Ways to Beat Stress

Are you stressed out? Have you been stressed recently? Odds are, you answered yes. My advice to you? Toss the technology! These days, technology has infiltrated our lives. Mail travels at light-speed,…

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8 of the World’s Most Incredible Forests

  There's something special about forests. It's a glimpse, perhaps, into what our world looked like for eons. Though so many of these precious ecosystems have been gobbled up by human expansio…

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Research Links DEET Mosquito Repellents to Nerve Damage

DEET (diethyl-meta-toluamide), a common ingredient in mosquito repellents, has been linked to nerve damage. A new study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, published in the Jour…

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5 Fit Ways to Celebrate Mom

Most holidays center around a lot of sitting and a lot of eating, but not Mother's Day. There's really no rhyme or reason or rules for how to celebrate mom. The focal point of this holiday is quality …

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Green Hiking Tips

While most outdoor enthusiasts are familiar with the saying “Leave No Trace” and its “seven principles,” it might not be common knowledge for the recreational hiker. This concept highlights ways th…

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Green Outdoor Weekend Activities

Summer has arrived here in Northern California and all this sunshine begs for fun things to do outside, which often also happen to be green. I tend to go outside at even the slightest hint of sunshine…

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12 Ways To Have a Fun, Guilt-Free Camping Trip

By Julia Austin, Planet Green You might be a regular camper who escapes to the wild weekly. Maybe you just can’t afford a vacation so a tent and a campfire make for the cheapest getaway. Mayb…

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Green Summer Activities

[caption id="attachment_108480" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Image © Amtrak.com"][/caption] I've been busy with several different projects this summer and feel like I haven't gotten out a…

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